Cherokee County C.S.A.

Cherokee County C.S.A. (HM1SL3)

Location: Rusk, TX 75785 Cherokee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 47.747', W 95° 9.011'

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Civil War manufacturing, supply and military center. Field Transportation Bureau shop made and repaired wagons, saddles, harnesses. Gun factory produced "Mississippi rifles" and pistols. Two iron works cast plows, skillets, pots, irons. Salt works provided a scarce item. Confederate commissary stored sugar and military supplies. Texas conscript district office directed drafting activity. Additional military activities included Union prisoner confine and two camps, one a camp of instruction for raw recruits.

A Memorial to Texans who Served the Confederacy
Erected by the State of Texas 1963

C.S.A. Men and Units
Two thousand men from Cherokee County were in the Confederate Service, including Brigadier General Joseph L. Hogg who died in Mississippi in 1862.

Companies organized were:
Co. A, 2nd Texas Cavalry
Co. C, 3rd Texas Cavalry
Co. K, 4th Texas Cavalry
Co. F, 7th Texas Cavalry
Co. I, 10th Texas Cavalry
Co. B, 17th Texas Cavalry
Cos. F and I, 35th Texas Cavalry
Co. B, 28th Texas Cavalry, Dismounted
Cos. A and D, Border's Cavalry
Co. K, 1st Texas Partisan Rangers
Co. E, 7th Texas Infantry
Cos. A, C, K 18th Texas Infantry
HM NumberHM1SL3
Marker Number6624
Year Placed1963
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 296433 N 3519813
Decimal Degrees31.79578333, -95.15018333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 47.747', W 95° 9.011'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 47' 44.82" N, 95° 9' 0.66" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)903, 430
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115-131 E 6th St, Rusk TX 75785, US
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